Renee Powell, LPGA member, Clearview's Head Golf Professional and teacher, and daughter of William “Bill” Powell, will talk about her father and his historic Clearview Golf Course in East Canton on Tuesday, July 28, from 10 to 10:45 a.m., in the Children’s Program Room. Bill Powell decided to build his own golf course—for people of all colors—after he experienced racial discrimination on the golf course upon his return home from the military in World War II.
Coordinated through the Early Childhood Resource Center. (jm)
Experience the entertaining and inspiring story of a real adventure on Monday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m., as Bob (Buckeye Flash) Grau presents his hike on the Appalachian Trail. Grau was retired with no hiking experience or gear when he decided to thru-hike the trail from Georgia to Maine. His journey through 14 states, covering nearly 2,200-miles, was completed in 170 days with the last 380 miles on a broken ankle.
Children of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own cardboard box car on Tuesday, July 7, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the main library Children’s Program Room. Participants may then use their car to “drive” to a Friday morning Drive-in Movie on July 10, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., or July 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The movie shown on July 10 is about a family of former crime-fighting superheroes, living quietly in the suburbs, who are required to rescue the world from destruction.
Children of all ages are invited to a Drive-In movie on Friday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the main auditorium. Participants may use their cardboard car they made to “drive” to the movie or may bring a blanket to sit on. The movie being shown is about a dog that stars in an action show and believes his superpowers are real. Registration is needed. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Stop at the Children’s Department or call 330-821-2665, ext. 223. The movie is rated PG.
Watch a former crime-fighting couple and their children go out on a super top secret assignment to rescue the world from total destruction. Enjoy an old-fashioned "Drive-In" experience. Visit the concession stand. Bring your own "car" or blanket. Get your movie ticket in advance at the Main Children's Department Desk. Rated PG (jm)
Wee Read, a program offered through the Children’s Department, is designed to introduce children to books, fingerplays and music incorporating the six early learning skills. Patrons, ages birth through two years, and their parents or caregivers are invited to Wee Read, Monday evenings, Aug. 3, 17, 24 and 31, from 6:30-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday morning at the main library, Aug. 19 and 26, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Due to the Used Book Sale, there will be no Wee Read at the main library on Monday, Aug. 10 and Wednesday, Aug. 5 and 12.
Based on the popular TV Show, children from ages 5-12 can sign up to do a superhero challenge within a minute. Registration is required for the 1 to 2 p.m. session or the 3 to 4 p.m. session, both on Saturday, Aug. 29. For more information, stop by or call the Children’s Department at 330-821-2665, ext. 223.